BRADENTON, Fla. - Nine people in Manatee County face felony charges following an undercover sting called "Operation Unhandyman."
Investigators targeted unlicensed contractors by using Craigslist and newspaper ads over a 2-day period.
The contractors were called to a home in Bradenton where undercover law enforcement requested quotes for work. The contractors were then arrested and are charged with operating without a license.
- 52-year-old Allen Arthur
- 39-year-old Clifford Hatina
- 57-year-old Michael Kantor
- 44-year-old Adam Levine
- 48-year-old Christopher Myrick
- 51-year-old David Perez
- 53-year-old Walter Powe
- 50-year-old Scott Rodocker
- 52-year-old Paul Ward